Echo Bay Aerial Photo
Echo Bay Aerial Photo
Huntington Point


DNR Lake ID: 27013300 

Location Highlights:
Echo Bay is between Lafayette Bay and North Lower Lake, in Tonka Bay and Orono. Homes on Echo Bay are located in the Minnetonka School District. Echo Bay is an active bay because it is just east of Big IslandBack in 1906, Big Island was a 65-acre amusement park, drawing in crowds of 10,000 each weekend. Due to the high volume of tourists, one thousand passenger ferry boats transported visitors from the city of Excelsior to the island. Big Island Amusement Park closed in 1911 and is now a nature park owned by Orono. Big Island is still a tourist attraction today, hosting the biggest Lake Minnetonka boat party on the Fourth of July. Notable real estate on the bay is Sunrise Point

Water Quality:
The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District has given Echo Bay an A in water quality. The water is crystal clear, and recreational users can enjoy the bay at any time of the year.

Boating Restrictions:

Lake Access:
Echo Bay is home to Caribbean Marina, Lindbo Landing Marina, and Tonka Bay MarinaThe Caribbean Marina is north of Sunrise Point and offers marine services, gas pumps, and all-season boat storage. Lindobo Landing Marina is direct across from Big Island, and their primary service is dock slip rentals. Lastly, the Tonka Bay Marina is slightly north of the Caribbean, where customers can access the boat launch, dock slips, and gas pumps. 

The Wekota Park and Beach are located on West Point Road. It has a walking trail, picnic tables, playground equipment, and tennis and basketball courts. The city of Tonka Bay owns. The city of Tonka Bay owns Wakota Park and Beach. It has stationed lifeguards from 12-5 pm every day. Just south of Wekota Park is Sunrise Point, a Lake Minnetonka favorite to enjoy the sunrise over the horizon. The property on Sunrise Point is strictly residential, and the homes have some of the best views of the lake. 

Source Lake Minnetonka Magazine®  
Source MN DNR® 
Source Minnehaha Watershed District® 

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